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Scout Engineering - Senior Software Developer

Virtual Req #38
Thursday, January 7, 2021

Are you a Python guru who knows both front-end and back-end web development? Are you looking for an opportunity to test the limit of your skills? Do you want to work for a company that actually appreciates what you do? If so, we want you! 
 

This position is a direct-hire role in Aquent/Scout's software development team.  You will be part of a dynamic and evolving team of developers working on enterprise web applications in an Agile Development environment.

As a Sr. Software Developer you will join a rapidly growing team building the world’s largest online B2B recruitment marketplace. We are seeking full-stack creative thinkers, who thrive in a fast-paced environment. If you don’t mind rolling up your sleeves to dive into our product while delivering top quality software that will thrill our customers, apply now.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • We work with Python (Flask), Go, TypeScript (React), PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, AWS, Nginx, Jenkins, Git, and more.

  • We put the greatest value in a developer’s ability to creatively problem-solve, write great code, work collaboratively, and learn new skills. We will challenge you while giving you all the tools and support to succeed.

  • You will be asked to contribute to all aspects of our products. Just a few of these areas include:


Qualification Requirements:

  • BS in an engineering discipline, or equivalent work experience.

  • Four or more years of professional software development experience.

  • High proficiency in Python. Experience with web application frameworks (Flask, Django, FastAPI) is preferred.

  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (such as React, Angular, or Vue.js)

  • Self-motivated and a strong problem solver with an emphasis on root-cause analysis and quick resolution of issues.

  • Solid understanding of web application development, up and down the stack.

  • Adaptable, willing to learn new technologies and skills quickly.

  • Relentless focus on improvement, both for yourself, and the product.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience consuming SOAP and REST APIs.

  • Knowledge of SQL is preferred.

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.

  • Experience with Go is a plus.

  • High level of familiarity with Distributed Version Control (Git).

  • Experience working with Agile development practices.


What We Offer:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it!

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision and dental benefits, generous 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time, and more

  • An unusually generous and flexible vacation offered - AKA vacation when you need it

  • Free use of our Hawaii and Florida beach houses

  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work - we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry reputation: we are the world's largest creative staffing firm

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 

 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.